Aids in the detection and subclassification of hyperandrogenism. Most useful in women and children with moderate/severe hirsutism or hirsutism of any degree when it is sudden in onset or rapidly progressive. Hirsutism Evaluation Panel is generally preferred.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Serum separator tube or green (sodium or lithium heparin). Collect between 6-10 a.m. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA).
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min 0.5 mL)
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
|2001638||Androstenedione||Effective August 19, 2013
|2001640||Dehydroepiandrosterone, Serum or Plasma||Effective August 19, 2013
|0081058||Testosterone, Females or Children||Effective August 19, 2013
Total testosterone values may not reflect optimal concentrations in all individuals. Free or bioavailable testosterone measurements may provide supportive information.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
82157; 82626; 84403
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2001639||Androstenedione by TMS||1854-9|
|2001641||Dehydroepiandrosterone by TMS||2193-1|
- Androstenedione (Virilization Panel 1)
- Dehydroepiandrosterone (Virilization Panel 1)
- Testosterone (Virilization Panel 1)